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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. monday, november 5th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." with just one day to go the candidates make their final push. new polls show the race is essentially tied. >> we'll show you how each candidate is spending his final 24 hours on the trail and focus on ohio with that state's governor, john kasich. near freezing temperatures and a new storm mean new worries for millions of superstorm sandy victims. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> i'll win this election. i'll finish what we started. >> i want you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing states in a race still too close to call.
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>> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout. because frankly there's very few if any undecided voters left. >> the campaign we built was one to win a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> i believe mitt romney's going to win ohio there are likely to be our next president. >> i don't think it's too close to call. i just think it's impossible to call. it's a week now since sandy hit. but the people who lost everything and are suffering now in the bitter cold, it feels like an eternity. >> we're sitting here bundled up. it's really terrible. >> as many as 40,000 new yorkers may need temporary housing. >> we never get this. >> forecasters are predicting a nor'easter will slam the region on wednesday. a group of african painted dogs killed a young boy who fell into their exhibit sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. >> zach vodder climbed to the top of the willis tower using a
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prosthetic leg. >> all that -- >> touchdown! >> the bucs martin credited. >> atlanta falcons reach the halfway mark at 8-0. >> and all that matters. >> both of these get together and accomplish things, i think that's one of the reasons right now why your ratings are so low. >> on "cbs this morning." >> new york city officials are saying the city's flooded subway station may be running at full capacity sometime next week. which would be amazing since it never has before. welcome to "cbs this morning." tomorrow is election day. so the presidential candidates have just one day left to convince americans to vote for them. new polls this morning show the race is razor close. president obama leads governor mitt romney by just one point in two major polls. that is within the margin of
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error. a statistical tie. >> another poll shows the two candidates are tied. polls from the individual states show that the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. that's where both candidates are focusing their final efforts. >> on sunday president obama campaigned in concord, new hampshire, hollywood, florida, cincinnati, ohio, and aurora, colorado. he begins this morning with a rally in madison, wisconsin. nancy cordes is there covering the obama campaign. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president is due to address this crowd in about an hour and a half. he spends this final day of the campaign in three key midwestern states. here in wisconsin, then in ohio, and iowa. if he sweeps all three of those states tomorrow, his victory is almost assured and campaign officials say they feel very good about their chances. >> hello, florida! hello, virginia! hello, ohio! >> reporter: crisscrossing the country in this final lap, the president told crowds of 10,000 and 20,000 that he is the same
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bipartisan hopeful truth teller they elected four years ago. >> you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. ♪ you make me >> reporter: in the closing days this campaign has taken on the era of a traveling concert. over the weekend katy perry, dave matthews and stevie wonder warmed up the president's crowds. another fixture on the campaign trail, former president bill clinton. >> he's been a good commander in chief, a goods decider in chief. >> reporter: publicly and privately obama campaign officials are expressing more confidence that they will win. citing strong early voting figures in key battleground states and an election day get out the vote effort they have honed over the course of five years. >> we will win this state! we'll win this election! >> reporter: one top obama campaign official told me last night they'd now be willing to
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put money on a big victory. of course, confidence is half of the game in these campaigns. the president is going to fly to chicago overnight after a full day of campaigning. he'll watch the election returns with his family tomorrow. aides say he's very relaxed, mostly because this is the last campaign he'll ever run. >> mitt romney is just as busy in this final stretch. he campaigned sunday in des moines, ohio, cleveland, ohio, and newport news, virginia. this morning he holds a rally in sanford, florida. janua jan crawford is there covering the campaign. >> reporter: we were with the campaign all weekend. saturday night a huge rally before nearly 20,000 people at one of these stops. i don't even remember what state. they're all kind of running together. i talked to a senior adviser. i said what are you doing in the last few days leading up until tomorrow? he said one word. praying. he laughed. he said it with a smile. but it reflected this race could not be any closer. >> thanks so much, you guys!
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virginia is the best! thank you so much very much! >> reporter: trying to close the deal, mitt romney is hitting six states in 48 hours. >> it's not only republicans that he refused to listen to, he also refused to listen to independent voices. >> reporter: refusing to let up on the president. >> let me tell you why he fell so short of what he promised. it's because he cared more about a liberal agenda than he did about repairing the economy. >> reporter: down to the last day, campaign advisers know the race now is largely out of their hands. and it remains closer than they had hoped a week ago. romney acknowledged with a touch of humor the chance he could lose. >> if the president were to be re-elected, he would -- [ boos ]. >> it's possible, but not likely. >> reporter: for the most part the campaign is projecting confidence, even spending time sunday in pennsylvania. a democratic leaning state that republicans haven't won since george h.w. bush in 1988. >> the people of america understand we're taking back the
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white house because we're going to win pennsylvania! >> reporter: now, campaign officials acknowledge what we're seeing in some of these national polls. that hurricane sandy stalled romney's momentum. campaign officials tell me their internal polling has romney gradually picking up over eight strays and the storm flattened that out. for example, here in florida, in virginia, even in ohio what they saw as a lead or slight lead now has slipped. novemb nevada off the table. it's changed this race. charlie and norah? >> political director john dickerson and national journal white house correspondent major garrett have been with us throughout this campaign. welcome. >> good to be with you. >> an exciting race. >> indeed, it is. >> let me start with john. what's the pathway, possible pathway for governor romney? >> well, let's start context. if we look at the map and we assign those states that are red states and blue states to the two candidates, president obama starts with 237. romney starts with 191. the president's already got a
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head start. and that means that if you look at all the possible scenarios, president obama has about 431 ways he can get to 270. mitt romney had just 76. let's look at mitt romney. the best possible scenario for him is that he wins florida. we'll give florida to him. then we'll give him the other big one, ohio. 18 electoral votes. then 15 in north carolina. let's give him 13 in virginia. still not there yet. 266. this gives you a sense of how even the easiest path for romney is a tough path. then he could win any of the remaining five states. even little old new hampshire. i say little only because it's four electoral votes. no disparagement of the good people of new hampshire. that gets him to 270. that's his easiest path. >> obama? >> let's have john help me out here. the best path for the president, the easiest one is to win florida. a week and a half ago obama campaign advisers said that wasn't going to happen. they now believe they have a chance. not a big chance, but a chance to eke out a vilktry. florida makes a huge difference. >> already puts them at 266.
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>> they already believe iowa and nevada are more or less won. via the early vote and democratic advantages they've built in and the ground game advantage as well. put those three together, that's done. they also believe they have a very good chance in new hampshire. a senior obama adviser said new hampshire for us is sort of like china town for -- we feel good about it but it leaves us a bit squeamish. we've had some bad experiences. >> tom, let's talk about ohio. that has been the focus of so much of our attention, ohio. it looks like that state is trending towards president obama. is that why we saw governor romney make a play for wisconsin, for pennsylvania, even minnesota they were in over the weekend campaigning to try and enlarge the electoral map for romney? >> right. because even if governor romney wins the big daddy, florida, with 29 electoral votes, if he doesn't win ohio he's got to find the votes somewhere else. if he losings ohio, the paths there, they shrink down to the
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single digits for governor romney. to increase his chances of getting to 270 he's got to find another state. they're looking around for other states. pennsylvania, 96% of the vote happens on election day. it's not like one of these early voting states. you know, it's a razzle-dazzle play. it's not a -- it's not a certainty. but it's something that if he can get a late kind of something going late. >> i don't know about you guys, but i was struck over the weekend by these pictures about early voting. i think this is going to be such a story on election night. as many as four out of ten voters nationally will have voted early. in many of these states that we're talking about, look at these lines here. people were waiting five, seven hours to vote in florida. >> nine hours in florida. there are legal scrapes in florida and ohio that may get litigated in a way that casts a shadow over the outcome of this election. and early voting has been better for republicans than 2008. that's such an enormously low bar. there's a higher degree of internal confidence at the two campaigns of who's going and what they're actually doing on
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whose behalf. that's what the obama campaign has always said its number one advantage was. voter identification and communication with the voter. they go and know it's going to happen. >> the early vote, they feel particularly good in the obama campaign in the early vote in iowa and nevada. that gets the president up to 249 -- 249. if you then give him ohio, he's up to 267. in other words, you look at the strong states for him, it gets him very close to that 270 number. >> one thing to add to all this, though. we don't know the size of the political universe. we don't know what the turnout modeling is going to be. it's not going to be 2008. it's not going to be that robust for president obama. it's not going to be that slack for mitt romney. it may be like 2004 which could get mitt romney really, really close. if you look at the polls mitt romney is running and has the last three or four weeks ahead of where john kerry was in 2004. intensity on the day of voter turnout does matter. republicans believe that's an imbedded advantage that may spring a surprise for a lot of people come election night. >> on that exact point, the early vote, the obama team says
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romney is losing in the early vote which is not surprising. and the republicans say, well, that's fine. we're going to make up for it because we're going to have a huge surge on election day. that's the unknown, right? >> we talked about this on friday. low propensity versus high propensity voters. the people who are voting early, the ones you already have -- >> if you're republican what you want to see on election day is big, long lines like that in big republican areas. you want to see your team running up the vote. one of the things john mccain, the disaster of his campaign was that in 44 states republican turnout was down in 2008 from 2004. he just didn't turn out the home team. and so that's what romney has to do. >> we haven't mentioned hurricane sandy here. there are undecided voters and independent voter. two different things. can you quickly tell me what impact it might have had? >> hayley blackburn said yesterday it completely stopped and stalleded romney's momentum. what they have to hope is that
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sandy diminishes as a memory and monday and tuesday become recalibration days for those undecided voter when they think about the race anew, not the way they did on friday. >> all right. major garrett, john dickerson. see, there's always more to say. why we're going to have you back again. all right. election day -- >> they're good together. >> very good. very good. election day will go ahead tomorrow in new york and new jersey even in areas that still have no power because of hurricane sandy. one week after the big storm hit, about 1.4 million utility customers in five states are still without electricity. and the death toll is now at least 106. skooms will reopen this morning in new york city and many other communities. however, drivers are still waiting in those long lines for gasoline. and officials predict another difficult commute this morning because not all subways and trains are running yet. >> there is new you are jens in the recovery effort this morning because the weather is not helping millions of storm victims. jim axelrod is in the hard hit rockaways section of queens. >> reporter: good morning.
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this week, the weather forecasts are providing one more challenge for those parts of new york and new jersey that have been devastated by sandy. freezing temperatures that will affect the nearly 1.5 million customers still without power. >> onions. >> reporter: in the far rockaways section of queens, volunteers like diane chang aren't waiting for the government to help those who need it. they're doing it themselves. >> we're told they needed hot food out here. we thought we'd cook some hot food. >> reporter: at this intersection a makeshift supermarket sprang up in a parking lot. donations from churches and synagogues provided the inventory. food, clothes and plenty more. >> a lot of aa. >> reporter: for people who say fema hasn't done enough. >> i didn't expect we'd be forgotten this long. it's been a long time. and we still don't have electricity. and we still don't have heat.
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>> thank you. >> reporter: the dropping temperatures are on everyone's mind. >> it's bad. >> reporter: and creating new urgency for new york's major bloomberg. >> the magnitude of the problem is we think we could have something between 30,000 and 40,000 people that we're going to have to find housing for. we are working on it. >> reporter: adriaan barnard is wondering what's taking so long. >> we're cold at night. we bundle together under the blankets we have. >> reporter: she came looking for whatever she could get for her and her three young children. >> it's hard, you know. you don't want your babies to go hungry. i mean, me, i can be hungry. i don't want my children to be hungry. >> reporter: she ended up with just what she needed. food and diapers. did you get the size you needed? >> it's a size smaller but he's in them for now. it's better than nothing.
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something's better than nothing. >> reporter: here in the rockaways police have instituted a 9:00 p.m. curfew. that's, perhaps, the one silver lining of this cold weather. it may help keep the streets clear at night. back to you. >> so tough for so many people. jim axelrod, thank you. sandy's victims are nervous over another storm expected to hit the east coast this week. david bernard, this is like a one two punch for a lot of people. >> certainly not good news, norah. i think this has the potential to be a rather strong nor'easter. let's take everybody through the timetable and how i think this is going to evolve. this is our developing storm. this is tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. we'll have low pressure developing over florida. and during tuesday night and early wednesday morning, this storm is going to begin to gather strength off the outer banks of north carolina. and during the day wednesday we'll see the weather deteriorating across the northeast. even areas inland like dc, it
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may start as a heavy, wet snow on wednesday evening before changing over to rain. and it looks like the bad weather could last all the way in to, say, thursday night and maybe even into friday night as well. >> david bernard, thank you so much. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the china daily reports china has two new military leader. those generals reported to the central military commission of the communist party. some analysts see the changes as a sign that china will challenge american military interests in the western pacific. the pittsburgh post gazette says a 2-year-old boy was killed sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. police say the boy lost his balance after his mother lifted him on to a wooden railing at a wild african dog exhibit. he fell 14 feet into the pit and was mauled by the dogs. officials say they're not certain how the boy died. the jerusalem post has iran's president in front of the
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everything that's going on. >> we'll follow the runners this morning and look at the controversial late decision to cancel the new york city marathon. and the presidential candidates are going all out campaigning in three or four states a day with little rest. what does that could to your health? we'll ask a former white house doctor on cbs this morning. >> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by cracker barrel. it's cheddar perfected. they're the world championship cheese judges. [ air horn blowing ] and while they might seem kind of odd to you -- like this guy --
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on election day i'm voting
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for mitt romney but if i had to pick one guy to have my back in a crisis it would be barack obama. he's been amazing. you know so kind, such a leader a true inspiration. again i'll be a good soldier i'll vote for romney but i'm going to hate it. do you hear me? i will hate it. and one final note to the new jersey residents who are going through the phone book and making threatening phone calls to people named sandy cut it out you're being idiots. all right, be safe. >> had a field day with the election coming up. the new york city marathon usually brings the city together. this year after superstorm sandy it drove some people apart. the race was cancelled with less than "48 hours" notice after an uproar. this morning we'll hear from some of the runners and show you what they did instead on sunday
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald hi, everyone. good monday morning to you. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat with the bay area headlines. fremont police blocking central avenue overnight to investigate a deadly officer shoves shooting there. police killed a naked man who refuse orders to stop chasing his estranged wife with a knife. a fire that gutted a nail salon at pleasant hill this morning is considered suspicious. they found what looked like an unexploded molotov cocktail at the scene. and emergency crews had to cut open the bottom of a boat that had capsized near tomales bay. that's how they rescued two children who were trapped inside that boat. none of the seven people were wearing life preservers when it overturned yesterday outside the mouth of the bay. traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we're still following several slow spots across the bay area including up the nimitz. northbound 880 past the coliseum, up towards downtown. there is an accident approaching embarcadero so blocking a lane and you can see brake lights past the coliseum and beyond. golden gate bridge across the span looks okay. northbound 101 an accident that was blocking lanes is cleared. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> all right, elizabeth. you know, very nice around the bay area most spots right now a little cool in the north bay and there is patchy fog but clear skies over san francisco, russian hill all the way to the coastline. and what a day it's going to be today. these temperatures right now 49 degrees in santa rosa. 53 in san jose. 60 degrees in pacifica already. by thible, upper 70s, maybe low 80s near the coastline. 80s in the val lips. rain possibly returning on thursday. ,, ,,,,,,
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look at this. it happened in utah. a train hit a water truck with two people in the cab. this morning they are doing okay. welcome back to cbs "this morning." when sunday's new york city's marathon was cancelled nearly 60,000 runners from 125 countries had no trees run. >> others got involved in superstorm sandy relief efforts. this morning the controversy over the race lingers. seth doane is on new york's staten island. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing just about four miles from where the starting line of the new york marathon was set to be. but it scenes like this that changed all of those plans. hundreds would-be marathon runners in orange jerseys set out on a new course sunday. they carried relief supplies to
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devastated parts of staten island. >> i was hoping to run. >> reporter: michael reed trained for almost four months for sun's marathon. he spent thousands on preparations, hotels and flying in from london. >> at first your reaction is a bit of a disappointment. but, you get over it when you see everything that's going on. >> we have to have a city going forward. >> reporter: initially new york mayor michael bloomberg said the city would hold the race as planned but following sandy many were outraged resources and attention would go a race rather than relief. the "new york post" fuelled the outcry. friday afternoon bloomberg back tracked. >> we just don't need the distraction. >> reporter: cancelling two days before the marathon created its own stir. mary is a sports reporter for the "new york times." >> the decision could have made earlier. hindsight is 20/20.
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i think the anger on friday was a lot greater than what people expected. >> reporter: michael reed and his running partner sherri harpez took it in stride. they clocked 10 miles with relief supplies on their backs and this was the finish line. >> quite overwhelming. >> it's sad but nice to see humanity come through in times like this. >> reporter: new york roadrunners which organized the marathon donated race supplies to the relief effort. and in this hard hit neighborhood of staten island, laurette downey was happy to get attention. >> it's a god send. >> reporter: now usually people wave off the media tell us to get out. here in this neighborhood people have told us take pictures, take as many pictures as you can. let people see how much we're
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marathon runners yesterday the people we spoke with were kind of happy almost to change the focus of the marathon a bit. so we found people who certainly there was controversy but they were happy to have a new focus. >> seth doane, thank you. charlie good to see some of those marathon runners pitched in to help the needy people there. >> i was in the park on sunday morning and full of people running. now whether they were marathoners or not but lost of people in the park. >> in new jersey this morning one mayor is promising to restore the shore in his town by next summer. it's an ambitious plan a week after hurricane sandy hit and come here in the
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summer to these beaches they are not waiting to rebuild their town. the ocean is the life blood of this coastal town. but it's also what almost killed it. so with the same giant pumps used to bail out new orleans after hurricane katrina, belmar, new jersey is returning the favor. >> get this water out of our town and back in the atlantic. >> reporter: belmar mayor said sandy swept his town over seven city blocks. what sandy did not flood she basically trashed. >> now we're in a recovery phase, getting the water out. at the same time we have heavy machine engineer that's moving the debris. >> reporter: the streets are being cleared. the sand trap left behind is being erased. >> we're trying to get power to
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the laundromat. >> reporter: nobody has electricity so the mayor had charging stations installed. >> council is receiving distribution. >> reporter: he's running the distribution center that's providing warmth and food that some people in bell hard have. >> what's it took at home right now? >> my home is cold. my brothers are hungry. >> as you go out into belmar with your assigned duty. >> reporter: everybody here has a job. >> i make grill cheese sandwiches. >> reporter: the mayor is telling restaurants to open and give their food away for free. >> we're here for the people. >> reporter: belmar, new jersey is a town of just 5900 people. it's e street gave name to bruce springsteen's band. the town swells to 60,000 in the summer who flock to the boardwalk for seafood festivals and sand castles contest.
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>> this was your boardwalk? >> all the piles you see here were over there. >> what's it like to see it like this? >> it's, you know, shocking and devastating at the same time. heart and soul of a town like this. it's where the people come to walk. people come to bike. people come to socialize. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: finishing off what sandy started and then replacing it is the mayor's next mission. >> to have a vibrant summer we have to have the boardwalk rebuilt. it's my commitment to have this boardwalk rebuilt by memorial day next year. >> reporter: is that realistic? >> absolutely. >> reporter: you tend to believe a guy who when nothing makes sense he makes sure everything is put back where it
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compared to most americans the presidential candidates are in great physical shape but running for office can take a toll on their health. a former white house doctor talks about campaign stress next on cbs "this morning." when we got married. i had three kids. and she became the full time mother of three. it was soccer, and ballet, and cheerleading, and baseball. those years were crazy. so, as we go into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedule.
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> you know i'm working hard because my voice is getting raspy. those folks in the back you can't hear me let me know. you guys all right back there? >> you may have heard president obama sounding a bit hoarse as he and governor romney. bill plante focus on the challenges they face in the final days of this campaign. >> reporter: with 24 hours left
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in the 2012 election marathon, mitt romney and barack obama are in an all out sprint. >> held jobs ohio. >> god bless the people of wisconsin. >> hello, boulder. >> that's a virginia beach welcome. >> i'm liken to it the ultimate stress test. your blood pressure is higher. your pulse is higher. you look at the blink rate of the candidates. >> reporter: dr. dr. connie mariano knows about stress. she served as white house physician for bill clinton and briefly for both president bushes. >> there are certain occupational hazards of running for office. usually the candidates will have back pain because they stands up long hours at a time shaking hands, wrist pain, carpal tunnel syndrome from shaking so many hands. >> reporter: gone are the days when the commander-in-chief showed his vigor by playing a little golf. going for a jog. or knocking down a few pins in the white house bowling alley. >> you look great. >> i feel great. >> how much do you weigh? >> you know --
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[ laughter ] >> -- about 180. >> reporter: these candidates are fitness nuts. president obama exercises six days a week. 45 minutes on the treadmill, some weight training and shoots hoops when he can. three times a week governor romney rides a stationary bike and works the elliptical machine. paul ryan is the fitness of all. >> he's in good shape. >> it's like running a marathon. they have to train for it. they have to prepare mentally for it. they have to have a pretty good schedule about timing rest. >> reporter: both candidates watch their diets. governor romney doesn't drink challenge or caffeinated drinks and features peanut butter and honey sandwiches. with encouragement from the first lady the president quit smoking and ad here's to a balanced diet and snacks on trail mix. but campaign stops can often
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spell trouble. >> there's food every where so the tempbtation is not to overeat. a lot of times they forget tote because they are busy. >> reporter: despite the negative health implications of vying to be leader of the free world the good doctor said we shouldn't feel that sorry for them. >> what's ironic even though they look like they age before your eyes they live longer than most people of their generation. we had eight presidents die in office and four of the eight who died in office were assassinated. they go on to reap the benefits of a longer life. opposite i'm bill plante in washington. >> i'm amazed at the exercise routine these guys have despite the pressure. >> governor romney has had an elliptical machine brought into his hotel room. president obama is scheduled to play a game of hoops.
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>> did president bush 43, did he have an elliptical on the plane. >> yes. that's how these guys stay in shape. what if we could build a giant barer to keep cities safe from major flooding like we saw with sandy. it has been done before, overseas. that's right. we're going to show you what these giant structures are capable of when cbs "this morning" continues. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by pretty goodo. enjoy the savoy taste of pretty goodo. choose taste, choose prego.
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welcome back to studio 57. as we do every morning we begin with a look at today's eye opener.
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tomorrow... and the campaigs are winding down on the nati good morning. it's 7:56. i'm frank mallicoat get you caught one some bay area headlines now. election day is tomorrow. the campaigns are winding down on the national, state and local levels. polls will be open tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 8:00 at night. it's too late to mail in your ballot. check with your registrar for information on drop-off sites. a stretch of central avenue in fremont is now open to one way controlled traffic as investigators look into a officer-involved shooting this morning. late last night, police fatally shot a naked man who refused orders to stop chasing his estranged wife while wielding a knife. central avenue had been closed earlier between logan and glenmore drives now partially open. traffic and weather, i think you're going to like this forecast, coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,
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we're following a couple of different accidents in the bay area including one in the south bay causing good sized backups through downtown. northbound bird avenue one lane blocked slow out of walnut creek towards the san ramon valley a crash southbound 680 approaching livorna. look at the bay bridge toll plaza there's a stall on the upper deck the second of the morning. unfortunately it's backed up through the maze for a while now. that is your "timesaver traffic." here's lawrence. >> bright blue skies in much of the bay area right now. let's take you outside and yes, we are going to enjoy some record-breaking temperatures as we head toward the afternoon. as we're expecting sunshine all day long, these temperatures now already in the 60s into san francisco and pacifica. by the afternoon 70s or 80s, maybe even tow coast, 80s in the valleys, as well. next couple of days, record- breaking heat showers returning on thursday. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ it is 8:00 a.m. good morning everybody. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the presidential campaign is in its final day. we'll catch up with both candidates as they race through the swing states that will decide this election. we'll meet a couple who didn't let super storm sandy keep them from their big day. but first, here is a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning." >> not only republicans that he refused to listen to, he also refused to listen to independent voices. >> presidential candidates have one day left to convince americans to vote for them. >> i asked a senior adviser what did the campaign plan for the next few days, he didn't hesitate one word. he said we're praying. this race could not be closer. >> polls suggest the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. >> hello, florida.
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>> hello virginia. >> hello ohio. >> reporter: if he sweeps all three states tomorrow, his victory is almost assured. campaign officials say they feel very good about their chances. >> we have to mention hurricane sandy here. can you quickly tell me what impact it might have had? >> it completely stopped and stalled romney's momentum. >> the weather forecast is providing one more challenge for those parts of new york and new jersey that have been devastated by sandy. freezing temperatures -- >> we're cold at night. we bundle together under the blankets that we have. >> how is it to have all these folks coming into your neighborhood. >> it's wonderful. it's a godsend. >> look at this. it happened in utah. a train hit a water truck. >> there's always more to say which is why we're going to have you back again. >> they're good together, aren't they? >> four days after hurricane sandy hit new york, power was restored friday night to the majority of manhattan helping thousands of people in the borough reunite with loved ones.
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i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president obama and governor mitt romney are making one last mad dash through the battleground states. election day is tomorrow. two nationwide polls show the president just one point ahead. the third poll finds the race is tied. romney's campaigning in florida, virginia, ohio and new hampshire today. jan crawford is covering the governor's campaign. >> reporter: governor romney spent a full day in on the campaign trail crossing from midwest to east and back to midwest again. of course this morning kicking off the last day of campaigning in this election here in florida, a state that's crucial to his campaign. then he's off to virginia. that's a state also important to romney and one many people thought was pretty safe for him. polls have started to show a little slippage there. he's then going on to ohio and finishing off the day in new hampshire. that's a state, a swing state where he kicked off his campaign. that's the state that could well decide this election. a big rally. they're calling it a victory
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rally with kid rock and all his supporters. he'll be in boston tomorrow for election night. that's where his campaign headquarters are with thousands of supporters all hopeful for a victory tomorrow night. the victory and whether or not he will win, very much uncertain at this point. this race is very close. when you talk to top advisers, they will say they think they're going to win, but then again it's going to be close. you can get a sense from them, no one really knows what's going to happen. we'll have to wait until tomorrow night. for "cbs this morning," i'm jan crawford in sanford, florida. president obama has a full day of campaigning in three crucial swing states, wisconsin, ohio and idaho. >> reporter: the president arrived in madison, wisconsin about 3:00 in the morning, spending his final day of the campaign in three key battleground states. first here in wisconsin, then on to must-win ohio and he'll close the day out in iowa, the state that first propelled him towards
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the presidency five years ago with that surprise victory in the iowa caucuses. the obama campaign seen as a notoriously disciplined bunch. they will always tell you things are going great even when they're not. for them they appear increasingly confident in these final days. they say they're looking at internal polling, public pomg and at early voting figures. they feel good they will win enough battleground states to clinch the presidency. some are even predicting a big win where they capture most of the battleground states. they don't need to do that, but they say they're in a position to do so. the president will head to chicago once he's finished campaigning today. he'll arrive in the early hours of the morning. then he'll spend the day there with family, friends and aides watching election night returns come in. for "cbs this morning," i'm nancy cordes in madison, wisconsin. there's been a high percentage of early voters in ohio which could be the state that decides this election.
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dean reynolds is in columbus with that part of the story. dean, all eyes on ohio as we head to election day. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. that's absolutely true. as of friday, 1.6 million people have voted early in this state, and they can do it again today if they want to. long lines at the polling places here over the weekend symbolize the popularity of early voting in ohio where officials speculate 40% of the ballots may wind up being cast before tomorrow. at ground level the pursuit of every last vote is intensifying as legions of volunteers comb neighborhoods on behalf of the president or mitt romney. jeff johnson is a republican foot soldier. >> there's work to be done. there's always work to be done. >> reporter: the time to do it is running out. that's why ohio state's mallory kimble was pounding the pavement for the president in franklin
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county. >> i think the last days matter a whole lot. i think it will make a huge impact on the campaign. >> reporter: the polls suggest the race here is close and legal challenges to the outcome are possible. and in the view of jane platon, director of the cuyahoga county board of elections, almost inevitable. >> we go into every election, particularly presidential elections knowing we'll get sued. if we don't, that's a bonus. >> reporter: now, both campaigns are employing armies of lawyers to ohio, both to oversee the voting tomorrow, but also possibly to contest the results once we know them. >> all right. ohio governor john kasich will be with us in our next half hour. we go to an unvenconvention look at the race. history shows when the washington redskins win their
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last home game, the incumbent party holds on to the white house. but the redskins lost at home yesterday to carolina 21-13. since 1940 the redskin rule has predicted the outcome of the presidential election 17 out of 18 times. it has been one week since super storm sandy slammed into the northeast coast. storm victims have one more thing to deal with this morning, near freezing temperatures. about 1.4 million customers remain without power. for many that also means no heat. at least 106 people were killed by the storm and forecasters are now predicting there's another storm coming, a nor'easter with winds up to 55 miles per hour. jim axelrod is in the rockaway section of queens, new york. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. although a lot of people are wondering what's good about it. i can show you a rather grim picture over my shoulder, give you a sense of what people are dealing with out here. so many mattresses, carpets, toys, all trashed. i want to give you a look at a
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picture we've just come across, some time lapsed video of sandy coming ashore a week ago tonight. it gives a sense of just how bad it got got and why mayor michael bloomberg now says up to 40,000 people in new york city need housing. as far as relief goes, the supplies are arriving here. this is a lot with the national guard overseeing supplies as they come in. you can see a row of ambulances here. the question isn't how to stockpile the supplies. the question is how to distribute them. and until then, what we've come across in the rockaways, for instance, sourt of makeshift supply lines and almost supermarkets that are popping up in parking lots out here in this section of queens. donations from churches and synagogues to people who need it. we ran into one woman who was looking for diapers for her child. she got some size 3s. she needed size 4.
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as she said to us, something is better than nothing. then she took this sort of long sigh and said again, something is better than nothing. gayle, charlie, norah. >> all right, jim. we thank you. on friday we told you about an amputee getting ready to give his bionic leg a severe test. zack vodder climbed 103 stories on sunday to the top of chicago's tallest building without any trouble. his unique artificial leg is controlled by his brain and nerves. doctors say their goal is to build more of these legs for wounded veterans. that's an amazing story, what ,,
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is there any way new york city could prevent another flood disaster? in london they say absolutely. we'll visit the flood barrier that protects that city coming up next on "cbs this morning." ready or not, here i come! [ male announcer ] tim and richard smucker have always loved the taste of just-picked fruit. so it's no wonder why today smucker's makes the world's best jam. found ya! you always find me. you always hide here. [ male announcer ] with a name like smucker's, it has to be good.
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the eff the effect of new york city's historic flooding will be felt for months. some are asking why the city didn't do more to prevent it. charlie d'agata reports from london where officials have built a big gate to keep the water out. >> reporter: for the last 30 years the thames barrier has been protecting the heart of london from the kind of catastrophic storm surge that hit new york last week. andy bachelor keeps this vast concrete and steel structure operational, always with one eye on the weather. with his decades of experience in the business, he could see the trouble headed new york's way. >> i spent half my life looking at the weather. to see the three weather systems
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coming in to what happened in new york was absolutely amazed as to what on earth was that going to give. >> reporter: no surge has ever breached london's barrier. ten massive steel gates stretch 500 yards across the river in times of danger, they're raised to defend the city against the invading north sea. it was built after britain took its own hammering in a deadly flood in 1953, a disaster covered by cbs newsman edward r. murrow and his team. >> when you watch a great flood it seems futile, to see puny men pitch their strength against the water. >> reporter: a north sea storm surge swept through the streets of villages east of london killing more than 300 people. >> all week long they've been pulling bodies out of these waters, and they found bodies entangled in trees and lying on roofs, naked, their clothes torn
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off by the wind. >> reporter: with millions living in low-lying london, city planners knew it could have been even worse. they also knew it was likely to happen again unless drastic action was taken. they went big. looking across this massive structure you get the impression it's been designed to defend once a once-in-a-lifetime storm surge. the fact is since the thames barrier went operational in 1982 these gates have been raised 119 times to protect the city. >> that's 119 times that there would have been a risk of the river going over the defenses in central london. >> reporter: that's quite a lot. >> it is. >> reporter: london flood defenses are second in size only to the netherlands. that same north sea storm killed 2,000 people there in the 1953 floods. and also prompted the construction of a massive system of flood defenses.
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the barrier whose sleeping butterfly wings are as long as the eiffel tower and four times heavier. the eastern shell storm surge barrier which stretches over 5 1/2 miles and crosses three channels. engineers from the u.s. visited the netherlands and britain in the wake of hurricane katrina to learn how to build more powerful flood defenses. >> if you were to have a group of engineers come from new york, what sort of advice could you give them? >> i think if the engineers come from new york what they would be asking is questions relevant to their locality. we can say where are there similarities? that's where we can share information and we would be very happy to do that. >> reporter: shutting down one river is a lot easier that facing the complex system of waterways around new york. but with the damage to new york already estimated at $18 billion, it may be a question of
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pay now or pay later. for "cbs this morning," charlie d'agata, london. >> that's an extraordinary story. i probably assume that the officials of the city are already thinking about that. >> the geography here would be a little different as pointed out. >> remember professor michio kaku said this is something we really need to plan and think about. we need to get that tape over to somebody asap. >> that's right. >> good idea. ohio is a crucial state for the candidates. they will both campaign there today. the governor, john kasich is the governor's biggest supporter. we'll ask him if his state is ready for election day on "cbs this morning." w megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover.
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a bride spent months planning her dream wedding on a new jersey store. then super storm sandy wiped out her venue less than a week before the ceremony. >> but they still found a way to tie the knot. we'll hear from the happy couple on "cbs this morning." your local news is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it is 8:25. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. a police investigation is going on this morning in fremont after officers shot and killed a domestic violence suspect. officers got a call late last night about a san jose man attacking his estranged wife with a knife. now, they found him naked and chasing her still holding that knife. he refused orders to drop the night. police shot and killed him. investigators are calling a fire at a nail salon in pleasant hill suspicious. overnight they found what appears to be an unexploded molotov cocktail. the fire gutted the salon at a strip mall on contra costa boulevard. firefighters put it out in about 20 minutes. nobody was injured. and today is the second day of a strike against raley's grocery stores in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke off early yesterday.
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the issues are medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working on sundays, and proposed pay freeze. they will be out on the picket lines today. got your traffic and weather and a weather forecast i think you're going to love right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. let's get a check of the east bay. northbound able to eight backup past the oakland coliseum on 880. an earlier crash, 34 minutes
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between 238 and the maze. northbound 880 approaching bird accident blocking a lane. so these are your drive times for the south bay. 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway, all in the red. quick look at the san mateo bridge. they just cleared an accident before the toll plaza. and a little slow and go heading out on westbound 92 towards the high-rise. that's traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a lot of sunshine around the bay area now. what a day it's going to be likely going to see a lot of records outside today. high pressure sitting overhead. and those temperatures warming up as the air sinks approaching the coastline. so with that in mind, got some great weather coming our way. 60s popping up a good part of the bay area but by the afternoon 70s, maybe even some low 80s right out toward the coastline. mid-80s showing up in the valleys. the next couple of days maybe another record or two tomorrow. and then we start to cool things down. a chance of showers returns on thursday and friday. ,,,,,,,,
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that's a live picture of cincinnati there. welcome back to cbs "this morning." earlier dean reynolds reported on the fight for ohio. the race is close but the polls shows president obama leading in that crucial state. >> so how close will election be and what will make the difference. with us now, ohio governor, john kasich. governor, good morning. >> charlie. >> the polls say a lead for the president. you say governor romney will win. what's the difference? >> well it's the way you do polls, charlie. i think god created pollsters to make astrologers look accurate. you don't want to overindulge in polls. the romney internal polling shows that we're still lightly ahead. and, you know, a lot about politics, charlie and you know intensity means a lot and
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there's such intensity on the republican side. it's reflective of the intensity four years ago. i saw an article somewhere where it described the democrats as grim determination. kind of hard to win with grim determination as opposed to genuine excitement. the internal polls is what it's about. the internal polls have shown romney ahead. i'm not spinning, this is what i think, charlie. >> norah and i have been talking about the fact that early voting results suggest republicans to win, the governor to win he has to get more than 56% of the remaining vote. >> yeah. well, look, first of all, the early voting -- when you look at the early voting numbers now compared to four years ago, they are not where the democrats were four years ago. they just are not getting the turn out that they were able to get. and some people think that the people that are early voting are people who would normally vote on election day and as you know,
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charlie, in a lot of these elections, republicans kind of win election day and democrats have to get a tremendous turnout before election day. so, look, anything is possible out here. it's so close there isn't any question. if i were to hear obama won would i be stunned? no. i don't expect that will happen. >> governor let me ask you, we understand there are armies of lawyers from both sides that have descended into ohio. your concerned that the outcome in your state may ultimately be decided in a courtroom? >> well, i mean anything is possible, norah. look, the way that the system works out here is you have a bipartisan election operation. and so you have a couple democrats, a couple republicans, they have their staff and then they sit down and they try to figure out what they believe the secretary of state gets the tie vote, gets to break the tie. but, you know, i'm not sure it's going to come to that. look i'm not a fortune teller. all i can do is what i feel and
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what i see in the streets, the numbers that i get. and i'm not convinced it's going to be as close as what these public polls are saying. i think it will be very close but i don't know it will be as close as what we all think right now. >> go ahead. >> let me ask you about provisional ballots. are you concerned this may come down to counting provisional ballots in ohio and why is it possible? why do you say that? >> because a lot of people got ballots to vote early and if you don't turn those in, you know, then you show up to vote, then you become a provisional ballot operator. and so it is possible, if it's very, very close that, you know, we won't know the results of this for a while. but, you know, again i'm just not a fortune teller. i can't predict that. the provisional ballots could be numerous, but, you know, we'll see. we still have today and then people can drop that absentee
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ballot into the ballot box on election day. >> i hear you saying you think this election could not be as close as everybody says it is and one side or the other could win big? >> well, i'm not saying big, charlie. i think -- i don't foresee obama winning big. this is sort of like reagan/carter. i was reading a story this morning where people was saying carter was going win and oh, my goodness how did reagan do this. what i'm saying to you is romney has been consistently ahead, even when it's gotten very close, which the internals have shown romney stayed ahead. and, you know, with these undecided voters they tend to break against the incumbent. so, you know that's all i'm trying to tell you. again i don't have a crystal ball here, charlie any more than do you. it's close but i wouldn't be surprised if romney won by maybe a couple of points. it wouldn't shock me. >> governor, how important was the auto bailout in your state and do you think the auto
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bailout in how people feel about each side's positions could decide some votes? >> i think the auto bailout debate could have an impact. but in terms of its impact on the economy of the state, since i've come in to office eve grown 112,000 jobs and autoans in ohi governor, the administration, the governor be me, give us really, they say look things have really dramatically improved since they've been in. i'm thrilled with the fact we have a strong auto industry in the state. a lot of investment into the state. but when it comes to total jobs we're only up 400 or 500 out of the 112,000 and in fact the last quarter i.t. and health care were the fastest growing areas. >> is jeep creating more jobs in
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ohio or are they sending them to china? >> no. chrysler is the one auto maker that has increased employment. ford and general motors are kind of keeping their footprint or maybe even over time slightly reducing their footprint across the country. they have made significant investment in ohio. honda is a very robust automaker here. look i just met sergio. he's a terrific guy. >> with respect to this election and turnout and enthusiasm, the democrats say they have a better turnout mechanism and they have been wired to do this for a long time. you have a campaign organization which will turn out the more voters? >> well, right now, charlie, in the early voting they are behind where they were. it's just the rough numbers. i'm not telling you they are not going to get a bunch of people out today or maybe they got these new voters is going to the polls. that's all possible. but if you were out here on the
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ground and you sort of traveled around -- i don't think you do this just by crowds. crowds do matter. i mean there isn't any question about it. and the enthusiasm is really with republicans. and think about it this way. people want to see this economy get better. so what are you enthusiastic about in terms of barack obama? do you think he's is going to change everything? if i'm an undecided voter i think i might be very willing to take a chance on somebody else. it's like going to a doctor that isn't making you feel better, you know at some point you kind of change doctors. >> governor john kasich we'll be watching your state. thank you for joining us. >> all right, thank you. >> and political debates can get pretty heated but how often do you hear a candidate say do you want to get into this? we'll visit the california race,
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on election day some voters in los angeles will have to on election day, some voters in los angeles will have to choose between two long-time congressmen. their campaign is one of the most bitter and expensive in the country. even though the candidates have a lot in common. >> reporter: as the election closes in, brad sherman and howard berman know it's time to close the deal with voters. from their names to their receding hair lines, they appear so similar voters may have a hard time telling them apart. >> they have rhyming names, they -- >> this man writes for the jewish journal. berman versus sherman, two jews, one district. >> in terms of their voting record they're similar. >> reporter: they're both lawyers. ucla alums, family men. but above all, they are both democrats. pushed into battle against each other by california's new top
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two primary system and redistricting that changed the electoral boundaries. after redistricting wasn't there some way you could have worked this out so you weren't facing each over? >> well, we had a great idea of what the other guy should do, but the other guy didn't listen. >> reporter: the 30th congressional district isn't big enough for both of you. >> that sounds like a western. >> he is a show horse and i'm a work horse. >> reporter: berman was first elected 30 years ago. sherman has been in congress for nearly 16 years. is it painful to be in this kind of battle against a fellow democrat? >> some of the people i'm closest to are on the other side. some of the people that were closest to him are on my side. it has the elements of a family fight. >> reporter: what a nasty fight it's become. with tempers flaring this october debate nearly exploding into combat. >> he came over to my table, called me a liar, nose to nose.
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i put my arm on his shoulder. >> he grabbed me and he challengel challenged me to a fight. >> reporter: it went viral. they seized a moment and created a commercial. >> mean and too angry. brad sherman is not fit to represent us. >> reporter: voters have been inundated with attack ads about sherman. >> this one is violent, and this one he is an ostrich who can't fly. >> reporter: this one paints berman as a free loading june we tier. their combined spending has topped $10 million, making it the most expensive congressional race in california this year. sherman has been leading in the polls, but berman says the now famous debate incident has changed everything. >> he really became unhinged. lost control. >> i knew that it wasn't the
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finest hour for either one of us. >> reporter: sherman has been trying to play down the debate. no matter how it goes, the voters of the 30th congressional district know at least two things for sure -- their next congressman will be a democrat with lots of experience. and very little hair. for "cbs this morning" john blackstone in the san fernando valley. >> berman versus sherman, two democrats spending $10 million to run against each other. >> as they said in the piece, two jews, one district. we'll have the results on that one tomorrow i guess. a new jersey couple was planning a dream wedding over the weekend, but they didn't plan on superstorm sandy. so how did they pull off last-minute ceremony in the middle of a disaster? we'll tell you're the break. you're watching "cbs this morning." ,,,,
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this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message
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about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us.
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it was back to businessver it was back to business over the weekend for one married couple in lower manhattan. they returned to their new restaurant after four days without power. we have the story behind that reopening. >> the truth is that we started clicking because we didn't want to be the boring married couple that starts only going out with other married couples. >> reporter: when did you start inviting strangers into your home? >> around april 7. >> reporter: for new yorkers first came love. then came marriage. then came cooking for strangers. the couple held on their latin
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american roots in which entertaining is a cornerstone by opening their doors to anyone willing to try their unique brand of hospitality. >> was it strange having strangers come into your home? >> absolutely. only at the beginning, like the first 20 minutes. then you see with food and wine, you become friends with them very quickly. >> reporter: the couple's dinner parties soon outgrew their small apartment and a new home had to be found. >> we're going to open up a new restaurant. >> reporter: what was people's reactions when you said we want to open a restaurant. have they been encouraging? >> no. >> reporter: how come? >> not at all. i think it's an industry that is -- the chances of success are very minimal. >> reporter: the couple turned to kickstarter an online tool that allows them to invest in other interns. it is called crowd funding.
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the website has raised over $400 million for more than 30,000 projects including films and exhibitions and restaurants. they needed 15 grand to open their doors, they raised that money money in just a week. commodore became an extension of felipe and tammy's dinner parties. >> they said, hey, invested in your restaurant. you wanted to give them a hug. >> reporter: and then came sandy. it left tens of thousands of small business owners in the red. four days later, the power returned. they were anxious to open the restaurant they had only opened three months earlier. >> the revenue lost in the past week is significant. >> reporter: how much? >> probably 25 to 30. >> reporter: $30,000?
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>> yeah. >> we have to call and tell them we're open? >> we are open today and we need you to come in. >> okay. >> see you tonight. bye. >> reporter: within hours of the lights coming back on, commodore was packed solid. >> we just ran out of that. >> reporter: they were back to doing what they do best -- making people feel at home. >> i feel people are supporting the city more than anything. because everybody understands that small business got really affected and they're around. just happy to be out and helping in any way. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," villa marks. >> i think they'll do okay. >> the food looked good. >> a lot of people talked about the storm, that a lot of the small businesses, independent owned, immediately opened. a lot of the chains were not going to be open because people were living paycheck to
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paycheck. >> i like the part where they said they didn't want to be a boring couple. you know something about a restaurant business. >> gayle, you'll be fed for free with all those shout-outs. >> eating is never boring to me. >> you don't think that thought passed her mind? >> exactly. super storm sandy affected a couple planning to say i do on the jersey shore. as terrell brown reports, they were determined to put on the ceremony on sunday after the storm washed away their dream wedding. >> reporter: tiffany looks nervous on her big day, it's because she couldn't believe it was actually happening. >> when i found out we lost the venue i turned to michael and i started crying. >> reporter: the couple's original location, the channel club in new jersey, had been hit by superstorm sandy. on tuesday, the owner of the seaside property called tiffany to say there was no way they'd be ready for sunday's wedding. the building was flooding.
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there was no power. a boat had even washed on to the lawn. >> it was the worst nightmare. it's a day she has been dreaming of for years and years and years and finally came and it seemed like it could not work out. >> michael just stood there in the living room, just holding me. crying. he goes we'll get through this. he goes, what do you want to do? i said i love you. and i want to marry you. he goes, okay. we'll make it happen. >> reporter: they started frantically searching for another venue. not an easy feat in the aftermath of a deadly storm. >> if it had electric, she went in and we begged people. >> sitting in the cars trying to make phone calls because we had no way to charge our phones. >> reporter: then two days later, their wedding deejay told them about a place called branches. >> there were tears, there were tears. you know, the first thing she said to me was i just need a place to have my wedding. and we basically put a wedding together in a day for her. >> reporter: and a day it turned
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out is all it takes. ♪ once the vows were finally exchanged even sandy couldn't stop this bride from smiling. >> it was a fairy tale wedding. >> reporter: it may not have happened as planned but because of it it's a day they'll never forget. >> we're very blessed, very fortunate to still have our health, still have our friends and our love. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," terrell brown, new york. >> i love that story. charlie is such a romantic. i know. >> michael and tiffany, all ght. i love the notion that the new buzz word is make it happen. >> that's right. >> for those of them. >> that does it for us. up next, our local news. see you tomorrow right here on , mom: ready to go to work?
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this morning central avenue in fremont is closed... as police investigate a fatal shooting by officers. late last night a domestic violence suspect was chasing his estranged wife with a knife. police say he refused to obey commands to drop the weapon... and they opened fire. he was pronounced dead at a hospital. contra costa county investigators are calling a fire that tore through a pleasant hill nail salon suspicious. this after they found what appeared to be an unexploded molotov cocktail. it happened late last night on the 500 block of contra costa boulevard. fortunately, no one was hurt. this morning a one year old girl from modesto is being treated for a gunshot wound. modesto police believe she was hit during a drive by shooting. the girl is now at children's hospital in oakland... after being transferred there yesterday. she is in critical but stable condition. here's lawrence with the
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forecast.... a record-breaker outside today. lots of sunshine in most spots right now. the offshore winds blowing a bit and that means we'll see clear skies all the way to the coastline. temperatures running up into the 50s and 60s now by the afternoon 70s and 80s even at the water's edge. plenty of 80s in the valleys and bay. next couple of days, very nice, and more records to come. then we'll cool down to come. dry for the weekend. we'll check on your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. this has been one of our worst commutes across the bay area. so far this morning we have had two separate accidents northbound 880 approaching embarcadero in just the last hour. this is a new one now blocking the right lane. you can see what it's doing to the morning commute really jamming it up past the oakland coliseum. 40 minutes right now between 238 and the maze. also, really heavy traffic injury accident blocking three lanes southbound 680 approaching bollinger canyon road. we have a lot of brake lights through the san ramon valley. have a great day. ,,,,,,,,
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CBS This Morning
CBS November 5, 2012 7:00am-9:00am PST

News/Business. John Miller, Rebecca Jarvis, Jeff Glor. (2012) TV host Todd Carmichael; actor Darrell Hammond New. (CC) (Stereo)

TOPIC FREQUENCY Sandy 20, Romney 17, Florida 16, New York 12, Ohio 11, Us 11, Virginia 11, London 10, Charlie 9, Obama 9, Wisconsin 8, Cymbalta 8, New Hampshire 6, John Kasich 6, Mitt Romney 5, Berman 5, Pennsylvania 4, Lawrence 4, Belmar 3, California 3
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Tuner Channel 109 (705 MHz)
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